Jose Luis Huante

November 27, 2001

Visitation  was from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in Calexico for Jose Luis Huante, 72, of Calexico, who died Nov. 20 in El Centro Regional Medical Center. Rosary was said at 7 p.m.

Mass was celebrated at  8 this morning in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Calexico. The Rev. Edmundo Zarate  officiated.

Burial  was in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.

Mr. Huante was born June 18, 1929, in Zachapo, Michoacan, Mexico, and was raised there. He married Guillermina Lopez in Mexicali on Aug. 1, 1958.

Mr. Huante came to the United States in 1960, residing in Calexico for 41 years. He was employed at Calexico Auto Dismantlers before his retirement.


Survivors include his wife, Guillermina Lopez Huante of Calexico; sons, Jose Angel and Hugo Huante, both of San Diego, Luis Huante of Chino Valley, Ariz., and Joel Huante of Fort Eustis, Va.; daughter, Martha Huante Kenney of El Cerrito; brothers, David Huante of Mexico City and Rafael Huante of Mexicali; sister, Adela Huante of Mexicali; grandchildren, Melissa and Joseph Huante, both of Chino Valley, Kayla and Alicia Huante of Fort Eustis, and  Micaela Kenney of El Cerrito; and many other relatives and friends.


Funeral services will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Lady Family Mortuary in Arroyo Grande for Della Mae Rudd, 79, of Pismo Beach, who died Saturday at the home of her son in Arroyo Grande.

The Rev. Mark Valadez of San Luis Obispo Church of the Nazarene will officiate.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Greenwood Memorial Park in San Diego.

Mrs. Rudd was born March 17, 1922, in Holtville, where she was raised.

Mrs. Rudd worked for Security Pacific Bank for 25 years. She had lived in Pismo Beach since 1984, residing previously in Lake Los Angeles.

Her hobbies included genealogy and spending time researching her family roots. She also enjoyed sewing and crocheting, according to family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Foster Rudd, in 1986; and five brothers.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Sue Rudd of Arroyo Grande; grandchildren, David Rudd and Carolyn Dostal; and great-grandchildren, Nathan Dostal and Gabriel Rudd.

The family suggests memorials be sent to Hospice Partners of the Central Coast, 277 South St., Suite R., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401.


A Mass was celebrated Wednesday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Delano for Charles "Charlie" Vasquez, 66, of Paso Robles, a former Brawley resident who died Nov. 18 in his home. The Rev. Emerito Gomez officiated.

Burial was in North Kern District Cemetery in Delano.

Mr. Vasquez was born Nov. 13, 1935, in Brawley. He attended local schools, including Brawley Union High School.

Mr. Vasquez moved to the Delano area 45 years ago and worked as a meat cutter for Vons and Safeway for 30 years.

He was preceded in death by his brothers Johnny Vasquez in 1995 and Rudy Diaz in 1996.

Survivors include his wife, Alice Vasquez of Delano; daughters, Ann Vasquez of Bakersfield and Cathy Lara of Delano; sisters, Hortencia Dominguez of Delano, Stella Solonga and Ramona Castro, both of Fairfield, and Frances Gonzalez of Brawley; brother, Raul Vasquez of Brawley; and five grandchildren.

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